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Northwest Africa 5653
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5653
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5653
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 340 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Oct 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):340
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):35.7
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Field name is STH 101; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. Lorenz
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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